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reignite again nearly a week after syville smith was fatally shot by a milwaukee police officer... community agencies are now joining together - with a plea for transparency. good morning and welcome to wakeup! rob's weather today: partly sunny. warm & humid, feels like 95. chac 88 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-10 mph tonight: chance of rain and thunderstorms. low: 72 dewpoint: 71 wind: s
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= major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays breaking overnight - the milwaukee police department is investigating... after a 34 year old man was shot during a fight on north old around 2:30. we're told the victim drove to 4th and west kilbourn after he was shot... where he flagged down a police car driving by. he has been taken to a hospital for non- life threatening injuries. police are searching for the suspect right now. happening right now - police are investigating a fatal shooting... right outside milwaukee's district 6 station. it happened around 6-40 last night. police say two men were sitting in a van ... when they got into an argument with a man on the sidewalk. during the argument ... police say one of the men in the van ... pulled out a gun
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themselves in at the police district ... along with the gun. the man shot was taken to a hospital where he later died. the wisconsin department of justice is asking for the public's help...as they investigate saturday's deadly officer involved shooting they're looking for online tips. deandra corinthios is live near sherman park with the latest the doj's division of criminal investigations has set up a tip line,,, anyone who has any information about the officer involved shooting at 44th and with them directly...and remain anonymous community groups held a news conference thursday asking the d-o-j to release video from the body camera worn by the officer involved in the shooting. 23 year old sylville smith was killed. police say he was armed with a gun. attorney general brad schimel released a statement in part that says 'it is my goal to complete officer involved death investigations expeditiously so the community gets the answers
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the a-c-l-u says.. that's not enough.. "every day they hold off on the release of the video and hold off on answering simple questions about the investigation diminishes community trust." the doj wants to be clear...the public should only submit tips based on facts...not speculation or hearsay. investigators say submitting a tip will not tri call or send police to your location. we have the link for you just click on this story at fox6 now dot com live in milwaukee deandra corinthios fox6 news. at this point... charges still have not been filed against the 41 people arrested during the violent protests this weekend. the district attorney's office tells us the felony cases are currently under review. the misdemeanor offenders are being told to come into the d-a's office in a couple of weeks. meanwhile... after the violence injured several deputies... a showing of
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derica williams has more on that in the newsroom. throughout the week... people have been stopping by to show support to law enforcement at district 7. the targeting of police for whatever interstices you feel the world might be bringing you. the police aren't the right people. there has been a steady stream of donations being dropped off-- from food, and water--- to prayer cards. and in mequon, artist dave braeger bra latest piece in the hopes of raising thousands of dollars for charities that support officers.we first met braeger in dallas -- where he splits time. he says following the deaths of police officers there, his designs have helped raise tens-of-thousands of dollars for charity. he is hopeful he can continue raising money here. when dallas happened. and now milwaukee. if things don't change, it's going to happen elsewhere.
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soon be on a t-shirt, with all the proceeds going to charity. he hopes to auction off the original design. if you're interested in getting one-- we've posted all of the details are on our website at fox 6 now dot com. you can find our complete coverage of the dramatic scenes unfolding in the sherman park neighborhood over the last week on our website, fox 6 now dot com. from robbed in rio... to telling a tall tale. the investigation into four u-s swimmer's claims makes a complete lochte lied. officials now say ryan lochte and three other american swimmers were not the victims of a robbery... but instead were lying to cover up an act of vandalism at a gas station... that lead to a drunken confrontation with security guards. police confirm a gas station security guard did point a gun at one of the swimmers, but said that it was probably justified. the united states olympic committee has apologized for the incident. the owner of the gas station is not pressing charges... since the
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time of the incident. jack conger and gunnar bentz... who were both taken off a plane wednesday night to answer police questions... are now back on their way home according to the u-s-o-c. lochte already left the country earlier this week. and new this morning - james feigen just paid a fine of more than 10-thousand dollars... to leave rio. straight ahead - how a fight over a leftover sandwhich... ended with a bullet in someone's back. a former packers star... now facing a prison sentence double what prosecutors recommended. how many years da spend behind bars.
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rob's weather you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. today: partly sunny. warm & humid, feels like 95. chance of rain and storms. high: 88 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-10 mph tonight: chance of rain and
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wind: s 3-5 mph star darren sharper... to 18 years and four months in prison. that's more than double what prosecutors recommended. sharper pleaded guilty in federal court to drugging three women so he could rape them. he has also pleaded guilty or no contest in four states, where he's accused of drugging and raping
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sharper said he had lived quote right'' for 38 years -- before he took this path.'' new today - a new york man gets 22 years in prison... for killing a friend who ate his leftover sandwhich... after a night of drinking. prosecutors say 34-year-old marcus gottsche began fighting with his friend... 28-year-old jasmine armour... when he saw her eating the sandwich in his kitchen in 2011. the fight escalated into a standoff with knives... ending when gottsche grabbed his rifle... and shot armour i pleaded guilty to manslaughter in june. straight ahead - how a man wearing only his robe... ended up with more charges - when an officer went to find him some pants. plus - hear how much harley davidson will have to pay... for violating federal clean air laws. plus - a schoolteacher... behind bars... as 40 people are arrested
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watching the fox 6 wakeup news. today: partly sunny. warm & humid, feels like 95. chance
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5-10 mph tonight: chance of rain and thunderstorms. low: 72 dewpoint: 71 wind: s 3-5 mph traffic check red on traffic map = major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays from coast to coast - nearly two-hundred people arrested in major sex- trafficking and prostitution stings. derica williams is following both cases in studio... 40 people in new jersey...
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porn bust. the six-month operation statewide led to the arrest of at least one person from each of the state's 21 counties. all the suspects charged are men ranging in age from 20 to 72-years-old. police say the arrests were the result of a proactive scanning of internet traffic to discover who was sharing and downloading the pornographic files... one suspect, a former teacher is also father to three young children. another man r thousand videos and pornographic images of children on his computer, and duplicates of it all on a backup drive. the investigation is ongoing. and in los angeles... operation summer rescue led to 153-prostitution related arrests. l-a-p-d says ten people were rescued who had been forced into the sex trade. eight of those victims were minors between the ages of 15 and 17. two were adults. operation summer rescue's
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being sexually exploited throughout los angeles. in racine county... a man's list of charges grows... after police are sent into his home to grab more clothes for him. a woman living near north park school called police in caledonia wednesday... saying her neighbor.... michael bernhardt - had tried to add her as a friend on facebook. when she looked at his profile... she saw her own pictures of her family... with lewd comments below... along with se himself. when police arrived to arrest bernhardt on harassment charges... they say he was sitting in his garage on a lawn chair with his laptop... and only a robe. bernhardt gave officers permission to get him pants from inside the house - but when an officer went inside... he discovered 23 marijuana plants growing. bernhardt faces five charges.
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chief meteorologist rob haswell we continue to track a low moving into our area today and tomorrow. right now we are moving through the warm sector of the system and that means highs in the upper 80s and dewpoints in the upper 60s near 70. we have a chance of rain and thunderstorms today and storms are likely saturday as the cold front pushes across wi. that front will bring in cooler and far less humid air but as it passes, there is a risk of strong and possibly severe storms saturday. highs fall to the low 70s sunday and dewpoints slip to the 50s for a very refreshing day. humid, feels like 95. chance of rain and storms. high: 88 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-10 mph tonight: chance of rain and thunderstorms. low: 72 dewpoint: 71 wind: s 3-5 mph saturday: cloudy skies. rain and storms likely. high: 78 dewpoint: 66 wind: sw 5-15 mph sunday: partly sunny. cooler. am low: 59 high: 72 dewpoint: 56 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: mostly sunny. am low: 55 high: 76 dewpoint: 56 wind: sw 5-10 mph tuesday: mostly sunny. am low: 63 high: 82 dewpoint: 62 wind: sw 5-10 mph wednesday:partly sunny. chance t- storms. am low: 64
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in your business headlines - harley davidson will pay 15-million- dollars for violating federal clean air laws. at issue: the "screamin' eagle" tuners -- which allow riders to modify emission control systems to increase performance. dewpoint: 62 wind: sw 5-10 mph wednesday:partly sunny. chance t- storms. am low: 64 high: 80 dewpoint: 63
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15-million- dollars for violating federal clean air laws. at issue: the "screamin' eagle" tuners -- which allow riders to modify emission control systems to increase performance. authorities say harley sold more than 12-thousand motorcycles with the illegal tuners already installed. straight ahead- the annoying habit that doctors now say... might actually be good for you after all. plus - uber... now teaming up with volvo. how they plan to give drivers a break. plus - with less than a month count... the packers take on the raiders. highlights
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feingold: that's my grandfather with a brand new truck. it was one of the first to come but today, too many good manufacturing jobs are shipped away because of a tax code that actually rewards companies for exporting jobs. let's close the corporate loopholes- that will save taxpayer money and help business create jobs here. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message because we don't need an economy that works only for ceos,
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we're following breaking news out of newark this morning... you're looking at a live picture from collided. we've learned 1 person is dead... and 7 others injured. we'll continue following this story on wakeup. uber is launching public trials of fully self-driving cars in pittsburgh this month. volvo and uber are teaming up together in a 3-hundred million dollar deal to create the vehicles. so far...there are six self-driving cars being tested in pittsburgh. they plan to have 100 on the road by
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group....48-percent of americans are willing to try out self-driving cars. it's a sound you might hate hearing - but it turns out knuckle-cracking may actually be good for you. researchers studied the ultrasounds of hundreds of knuckles to find out what exactly happens when they're being cracked. they found that the cracked knuckles had increased flexibility. scientists believe that cracking the knuckle... lowers pressure in the jo happening now - the department of justice... making a direct appeal to witnesses of the officer involved shooting that sparked violent protests. plus - an update this morning... as police crack down on carjackings. and we're monitoring breaking news from downtown milwaukee - after a dispute leads to a shooting on the
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escalates into a shooting. plus: 'that aint the stuff you supposed to be doing. youre supposed to be doing something positive instead of taking something people work for.' police... announcing a breakthrough after a string of carjackings and anchors adlib welcome back rob's weather today: partly sunny. warm & humid, feels like 95. chance of rain and storms. high: 88 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-10 mph tonight: chance of rain and thunderstorms. low: 72 dewpoint: 71 wind: s 3-5
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= major delays yellow on traffic map = some delays green on traffic map = no delays breaking overnight - the milwaukee police department is investigating... after a 34 year old man was shot during a fight on north old
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victim drove to 4th and west kilbourn after he was shot... where he flagged down a police car driving by. he has been taken to a hospital for non- life threatening injuries. police are searching for the suspect right now. some community groups put pressure on the department of justice...to release the body camera footage from saturday's deadly officer involved shooting and investigators say they want the public's help, as they set up a tip line. deandra corinthios is live near sherman park with the details. officer involved shooting...or any events leading up to it or that may have occured after it...the doj' wants to hear from you. you can now leave an anonymous tip online... investigators say submitting a tip will not trigger a radio call or send police to your location. meanwhile...the community wants answers. community groups are calling on
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camera worn by the officer involved in the shooting. 23 year old slyville smith was shot and killed by a milwaukee police officer on saturday...following a traffic stop near 44th and auer. police say smith was armed with a gun. the aclu says holding off on releasing the video is affecting community trust. and the coalition of justice feels the officer's body camera should be released... first to smith's family.. then to the public. understand is what took between that officer and that gentleman that lost his life the d-o-j released a statement-- which in part reads... 'doj is working expeditiously, and within the parameters of the law, to provide the community a transparent view of the events that took place on august 13 in a timely manner.' if you would like to submit a tip...go to this story at fox6 now dot com...we have the link for you. reporting live in milwaukee dc fox6 news. you can find our complete coverage of the dramatic scenes
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over the last week on our website, fox 6 now dot com. happening now - police are cracking down on teens joyriding in stolen cars. this comes as police arrest three people.... in connection to several carjackings in the milwaukee area. nicole's livei n the newsroom with the latest. police believe one suspect is connected to several carjackings and armed robberies over the past few days. on wednesday - two men were arrested trying to run away during a traffic stop. they were in a stolen car that they had carjacked at gun point the night before. but before that... on tuesday a 24-year old man was arrested near cherry street -- police say he is connected to several carjackings and armed robberies in the past few days. at of the end of july-- milwaukee county has seen 260 carjackings... the county saw 262 in all of last year. unfortunately -- people die every year in our area -- all because of teens driving recklessly -- while
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some local young people are hoping to change that -- with a project dubbed "stop the stollies." the teens are painting a mural near 19th and meinecke. the goal is to honor those who've been killed by kids driving stolen cars. it's also meant to send a simple message to other teens: driving stolen cars is dangerous -- illegal -- and sometimes deadly! "regular people citizens just walking down the street and one day they just walking and they never knew that their could end right there cause of somebody else's mistake beth says: "we're facilitating an opportunity for young people to say 'hey, this matters to me in my neighborhood.'" this project is one of five that's currently underway in the city. all are meant to challenge teens to identify and address issues-- through large-scale artwork. looking at the day ahead - the two girls accused of trying to kill their classmate... and leaving her for dead... will have a court hearing. this comes after a state appeals court upheld a decision to try morgan geyser
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month. the two were 12 years old when they allegedly stabbed their friend 19 times in the woods in waukesha. their attorneys wanted them to be tried to juvenile court... but the courts determined it was reasonable to try them as adults. a criminal complaint says the girls plotted the attack for months... hoping to win over the online fictional character slenderman. geyser and weier each face one count of attempted first degree intentional homicide. they can appeal the ruling supreme court. derica / dgx starting tonight around 10 -- i-94 will be completely shut down at highway 100 in the zoo interchange. also closed - ramps from i-8-94 and i-41 to i-94 westbound. crews are working on placing new tub girders in that stretch. if the weather allows it...the work is expected to take about 31 hours. drivers being encouraged to use
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3 1/2 weeks, everything will count in the standings. but in the meantime... we're closely watching the preseason games. tim van vooren has more from lambeau field. and speaking of the packers -
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and speaking of the packers - we've got an update on the controversial hall of fame game cancellation. plus - as president obama issues a disaster declaration in parts of louisiana... we'll show you how fema is responding to the flooding. and straight ahead - chicago's police superintendent... now demanding the badges of 7 officers... over what they said in police reports after
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storms likely today. highs in the upper 80s and still very humid. right now . when severe storms are possible next. ....our weather expert rob haswell has the
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wakeup news. rob's weather today: partly sunny. warm & humid, feels like 95. chance of rain and storms. high: 88 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-10 mph tonight: chance of rain and thunderstorms. low: 72 dewpoint: 71 wind: s 3-5 mph traffic check red on traffic map
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developing right now - chicago's police superintendent calls for several officers to be fired after laquan mcdonald's shooting death. nicole's following this story and more from across america. c-p-d superintendent eddie johnson wants 7 officers to be fired... for lying about the fatal shooting. day the man who shot laquan mcdonald... former officer jason van dyke... appeared in court for a status hearing as he awaits a murder trial. the move comes days after a scathing report was released by chicago's inspector general the report said at least five of the seven officers lied in their reports... stating mcdonald was walking toward officers in a threatening manner - with a knife in his hand. video released a year after his death showed mcdonald wasn't threatening van dyke... before
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today... republican nominees donald trump and mike pence are expected to visit the flood zone in louisiana. the nation's homeland security secretary toured the state yesterday. jeh johnson said more than 900 fema personnel are there and hundreds more are expected. he and the governor urged those affected by flooding to apply for government assistance. more than 40-thousand homes were affected by the flooding and more than 30-thousand people have been rescued. at least 13 people have died. this mn have been lifted... after 82-thousand people were forced to evacuate because of the blue cut wildfire. that fire has burned nearly 36-thousand acres... or - roughly 56 square miles - since it broke out tuesday morning. more than 15-hundred firefighters have been called in to battle the blaze. as of yesterday- officials said the fire was now 22-percent contained. authorities say the fire has destroyed "a lot" of homes... but aren't giving any official numbers yet. around the world - it's a
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the image shows the devastating aftermath of the war in syria. this is omran - a young boy who was pulled from the rubble of a building... hit during an airstrike in aleppo. he appears to be four to five years old. he's dropped off in an ambulance by a rescue worker... who then leaves him to go find more victims. as he sits in the chair... he doesn't cry... just looks around... dazed... as he tries to wipe blood away. meanwhile... twitter is amping up its war on terror. the social media company announced it has suspended 235-thousand accounts in the past six months for promoting terrorism. in total, it has suspended 360- thousand accounts since 2015. the company didn't identify the terrorist groups or specific accounts. but it's likely many are associated with isis, which has been especially active on twitter and other social networks to spread propaganda
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in west virginia... 26 people in a single city... overdose on heorin within a matter of four hours. one person has died. the calls starting coming in monday afternoon. at one point, the 911 call center and local ambulance service were overwhelmed. all of the overdoses happened within a mile and a half radius, so officials believe they are dealing with a single batch of heroin. they're worried someone is selling the drug laced with another dangerous chemical. accorin disease control and prevention, west virginia has had the highest rates of drug overdoses in the country since 2014. meanwhile... a traffic stop leads to the biggest meth bust in utah's history. police pulled over a car on interstate- 15... after receiving a tip from the department of homeland security. authorities say they found 68-pounds of methamphetamine in a suitcase in the trunk. police believe the drugs have an
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blake arcand was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. the canadian man told police he rented the vehicle to meet his wife. if convicted, his minimum mandatory sentence would be at least ten years in federal prison the packers hit the field with the raiders last night... winning 20 to 12... but there's a lot of talk this morning... about a looming n-f-l investigation into p- e-d use. julius peppers and clay matthews have now agreed to meet with e-d use. julius peppers and clay mat n-f-l investigators.... according to espn's chris mortensen. no date has been set for the meeting, but the league had warned the players would be suspended by august 26th if they did not agree to meet with investigators. the investigation stems from an al jazeera report.... that tied them to an anti-aging clinic that reportedly distributed illegal performance enchancing- drugs. the pro football hall of fame is refunding ticket holders after the
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because of poor field conditions. it says ticket holders can sign up for a reimbursement plan. a group of fans has also filed a class- action lawsuit seeking more damages. you can find more information on the reimbursement plan -- on our website fox6 now dot com. anchors chat and toss to rob chief meteorologist rob haswell we continue to track a low moving into our area today and tomorrow. right now we are moving through the warm sector of the system and that means highs in the upper 80s and dewpoints in the upper 60s near 70. we have a chance of rain and thunderstorms today and storms are likely saturday as the cold front pushes across wi. that front will bring in cooler and far less humid air but as it passes, there is a risk of strong and possibly severe storms saturday. highs fall to the low 70s sunday and dewpoints slip to the 50s for a very refreshing day. today: partly sunny. warm & humid, feels like 95. chance of rain
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dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-10 mph tonight: chance of rain and thunderstorms. low: 72 dewpoint: 71 wind: s 3-5 mph saturday: cloudy skies. rain and storms likely. high: 78 dewpoint: 66 wind: sw 5-15 mph sunday: partly sunny. cooler. am low: 59 high: 72 dewpoint: 56 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: mostly sunny. am low: 55 high: 76 dewpoint: 56 wind: sw 5-10 mph tuesday: mostly sunny. am low: 63 high: 82 dewpoint: 62 wind: sw 5-10 mph wednesday:partly sunny. chance
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happening today - a free screening event is taking place at north division high school... ahead of the new school year.
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the event. it runs from 10 a-m til three this afternoon. students, and even some parents, can receive health and dental screenings, and shots if they need immunizations. there will be also free backpacks and school supplies for the kids another health fair will take place next friday at south division high. looking to make the most of the final days of summer break? you'll have plenty of options this weekend. one of those of course -- feast with the beasts at zoo a la carte. 27 area restaurants will be offering plenty of food and fun at the milwaukee live music throughout the zoo grounds. the event kicked off yesterday and goes til sunday. irishfest continues today. this weekend -- enjoy irish music, food, and of course drinks... milwaukee irish fest is the largest celebration of irish music and culture in the world. the festival runs through sunday. gates open at 4 this afternoon. "its probably a mistake, he's butt dialing you. hey there,
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dialed me. nope nope i dialed you with my fingers. he called me on purpose. and something for parents to enjoy too. tonight's fish fry and a flick is the comedy "trainwreck" -- featuring amy schumer. the outdoor event takes place at discovery world on the lakefront and starts at 5. the movie starts at dusk. and if you're looking for something a little more kid-friendly...'the good dinosaur' is being shown at veteran's park...near the kite store tonight. that movie also beings at dusk. kanye west... announcing pop up stores across the country for couple of days. hear where the closest one will be. plus... lebron james... sharing his goals for the future... a week after announcing a new deal with the cavs. "we're headed to the wilson center for their annual guitar competition and performance, one of the largest in the country, and the only to showcase all
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feingold: that's my grandfather with a brand new truck.
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but today, too many good manufacturing jobs are shipped away because of a tax code that actually rewards companies for exporting jobs. let's close the corporate loopholes- that will save taxpayer money and help business create jobs here. i'm russ feingold and i approve this message because we don't need an economy that works only for ceos,
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months after leading the cleveland cavaliers to a title this year... lebron james announces his dreams... to one day own an n-b-a team. the 2016 finals m-v-p said he feels like his brain is unique when it comes to basketball, and he would love to continue to give his knowledge to the game. james made the comments during wednesday's episode of the "open run" podcast -- which is owned by his uninterrupted. kanye west is opening up twenty- one pop up shops around the world this weekend... including one in chicago. he's selling his "life of pablo" merchandise today through sunday in the u-s, australia, england, germany, south africa and singapore. the exact locations were announced yesterday. kanye is currently on tour promoting his "the life of pablo" album after launching the second season of his clothing line, yeezy. the director of "the hangover" trilogy... now bringing a true story to the big
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dogs. "they call guys like us 'war dogs.' bottom feeders who make money off of war without ever stepping foot on the battlefield." "how did two 20-something young men land a $300 million pentagon contact?" "i have a big idea." miles teller and jonah hill star in "war dogs," based on the true story of two unlikely arms dealers during the iraq war. the r-rated comedy box office watchers are predicting an opening weekend of
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now at seven -- following breaking news this morning after a man is shot overnight in downtown milwaukee. ahead what happened moments before shots were fired. plus.. the investigation into last weekends officer involved shooting that sparked two nights of violence remains under investigation. coming up the request the wisconsin department of justice has for you. good morning and welcome back to time now x:xx

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